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Asian Athletics Championship 2019: India finishes fourth with 17 medals

Apr 25, 2019
Asian Games champion Tajinder Pal Singh Toor, the favourite, secured the men’s shot put gold with an opening-round throw of 20.22m, his best this season.

WHO guidelines for children under five years; first Marsquake recorded – Current Affairs

Apr 25, 2019
The new guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age were developed by a WHO panel of experts.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 April 2019

Apr 24, 2019
The Supreme Court on April 23, 2019 constituted a three-judge panel headed by Justice SA Bobde, the senior-most judge in apex court after the Chief Justice of India (CJI), to inquire into the sexual harassment complaint by a former junior court assistant against CJI Ranjan Gogoi.

Current Affairs in Short: 24 April 2019

Apr 24, 2019
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people on Easter Sunday.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 24 April 2019

Apr 24, 2019
24 April 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like US sanctions on import of Iranian oil, Easter bomb blasts in Sri Lanka and special bench to inquire into the sexual harassment against CJI among others.

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace 2019; ICGS C-441 commissioned – Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace was officially proclaimed to be observed ever year on 24 April by the UN General Assembly on December 12, 2018 through a resolution.

UAE's Mars probe 85 percent complete; China to build moon station – Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
For the first time, a Mars exploration project will be able to take a global picture of the Martian atmosphere.

Madagascar species under threat; Global Deal for Nature – Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
Complex life has existed on Earth for about 550 million years, and it is now threatened with the sixth mass extinction.

Three-judge panel to probe case against CJI; Ban on milk products from China extended- Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
The three-judge panel will conduct an in-camera proceeding. It is expected to hear the complainant in person and analyze the evidence put forward by her.

US sanctions on Iran won’t impact Chabahar Port Project; 29th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair begins - Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced that the sanction waivers that it had granted to some countries still buying oil from Iran will terminate on May 2, 2019. However, Chabahar Port Project, being developed by India in Iran, would not be impacted by sanctions on Iran.

Bilkis Bano case SC directs Gujarat Govt for compensation; special stamp on Ramayana – Current Affairs

Apr 24, 2019
Bilkis Bano had earlier refused to accept the Rs 5 lakh as compensation and had sought exemplary compensation from the state government in a plea before the Supreme Court.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 3, Current Affairs Key Takeaways: 66% voter turnout recorded

Apr 24, 2019
The third phase of polling was held in Parliamentary constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Tripura and Daman & Diu.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019
The voting for the Third Phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is underway for 117 Lok Sabha Constituencies across 13 States and 2 Union Territories.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Islamic State claimed the responsibility for coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka which killed 321 people and injured about 500 others. The group did not give evidence for its claim. On April 21, 2019, several bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on the occasion of Easter, killing and wounding hundreds.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 23 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Lok Sabha Elections 2019, World Book and Copyright Day and Asia Badminton Championships 2019 among others.

RBI circulates Rs 50 banknotes signed by new Governor; INS Kolkata & Shakti reach Qingdao to participate in IFR - Current Affairs

Apr 23, 2019
The Reserve Bank of India has put into circulation Rs 50 denomination banknotes signed by Governor Shaktikanta Das. INS Kolkata and Shakti reached Qingdao, China to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) as part of 70th Anniversary celebrations of People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy).

Supreme Court issues contempt notice against Rahul Gandhi; Actor Sunny Deol joins BJP – Current Affairs

Apr 23, 2019
The Supreme Court had issued notice in the contempt petition filed against Rahul Gandhi for attributing "chowkidar chor hai" remarks to the Supreme Court.

ICMR guidelines for candida auris infection; Mercury has solid inner core NASA – Current Affairs

Apr 23, 2019
ICMR has recently issued guidelines for candida auris, multi-drug resistant yeast, which is reported to cause invasive infections with high mortality.

World Book and Copyright Day 2019 observed; AYUSH Ministry & CSIR sign MoU - Current Affairs

Apr 23, 2019
The World Book and Copyright Day aims to highlight the power of books and to promote UNESCO’s vision of knowledge societies that are inclusive, pluralistic, equitable, open and participatory for all citizens.

LSE announces Amartya Sen Chair; Santosh Trophy 2019 – Current Affairs

Apr 23, 2019
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has announced the creation of the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies.
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